August 2017 | FFAW-Unifor | Fish Food & Allied Workers Union


3L Shrimp Committee increases CAP

Aug 25, 2017

08/25/2017 Today, the 3L Shrimp Committee agreed to bump the CAP by 12,000 a share. The new CAP for the


Reminder on Cod Grading Protocols

Aug 25, 2017

08/25/2017 Last year, your Union made several improvements to the cod contract with buyers that ensures harvester quality is upheld.


FFAW leadership meets with NL MPs to discuss fisheries issues

Aug 24, 2017

08/24/2017 On Wednesday, August 23rd, FFAW representatives met with all seven Members of Parliament for Newfoundland and Labrador to discuss


Labour Day Events Around the Province

Aug 22, 2017

08/22/2017 The NL Labour Councils are hosting Labour Day family events around the province this Monday. These free family events


Squid Prices announced for 2017

Aug 21, 2017

08/21/2017 The following agreement was reached for squid prices in 2017: $0.74/lb‎ (applies to first 4500 tonnes) $0.65/lb (applies when


Steel Fab Industries donates crucial infrastructure as show of solidarity with fellow FFAW-Unifor union members

Aug 17, 2017

08/17/2017 ST. JOHN’S, NL – August 17, 2017 – FFAW-Unifor members frustrated by a lack of crucial unloading equipment at


DFO decision on mackerel quota ignores stakeholder position, further hurts fish harvesters

Aug 14, 2017

08/14/2017 FFAW-Unifor is shocked by DFO’s decision to increase the Atlantic Mackerel TAC by a mere 2,000t following a very


FFAW meets with new provincial fisheries minister

Aug 10, 2017

08/10/2017 FFAW-Unifor President Keith Sullivan met with new Fisheries and Land Resources Minister Gerry Byrne on Wednesday, August 9. The


Applications open for Hearts Content Sentinel Site

Aug 9, 2017

08/09/2017 Notice to Harvesters The FFAW will be accepting applications for the Hearts Content sentinel site, (this sentinel site has


FFAW negotiates higher price for mackerel in 2017

Aug 9, 2017

08/09/2017 With strong support and input from the mackerel negotiating committee, FFAW has reached an agreement with ASP on the

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